Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Hudson Library & Historical Society! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

 Limit by event type:
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Virtual Fart Quest D
Saturday, Feb. 6, 1:00 p.m.
On Saturday, February 6th at 1 p.m. the Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with Aaron Reynolds, author of Fart Quest. Along with special guests, Robyn Warren (Geek Girl Strong), Dan Santat (Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot, Sidekicks), Angela Dominguez (Stella Díaz Never Gives Up), Michelle Knudson (Evil Librarian), and Cam Kendall (ill. Fart Quest), Reynolds will be hosting a game of Dungeons and Dragons with characters from his latest book Fart Quest, described as "jam-packed with potty humor, feats of bravery, and magical friendships... perfect for every young hero looking for a wild adventure." For grades 3 and up. 

Registration with an email address is required to receive the Zoom link closer to the program date. Please register each person attending individually. 
Virtual Bookworm Bud
Thursday, Jan. 21, 4:30 p.m.
Join us for Bookworm Buddies, the book club for children K - 2nd grade. We will gather again for our next monthly meeting on Thusday, January 21st at 4:30 p.m. In this parent/child book club, you will read a book together and then we will gather for a fun discussion. 
Virtual Funniest Vid
Thursday, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Your fellow teens have entered their funniest videos to our judges! On January 21st at 6:30 p.m. you can laugh along as we reveal these videos and vote for a crowd favorite. This program is for teens age 11-18 and registration is required. 
Pigeon’s Virtu
Friday, Jan. 22, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate early literacy on Zoom! We will read stories by Mo Willems, enjoy rhymes and songs, and do a few crafts and games, having fun while focusing on literacy skills. Program bags will be available the week before the program. Choose from one of two dates: Friday January 22 at 11am or Saturday January 23 at 11am. Geared toward children ages 2-6. Registration is required in order to get the Zoom link.
Pigeon’s Virtu
Saturday, Jan. 23, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate early literacy on Zoom! We will read stories by Mo Willems, enjoy rhymes and songs, and do a few crafts and games, having fun while focusing on literacy skills. Program bags will be available the week before the program. Choose from one of two dates: Friday January 22 at 11am or Saturday January 23 at 11am. Geared toward children ages 2-6. Registration is required in order to get the Zoom link.

Virtual Italian for
Sunday, Jan. 24, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Sundays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, and February 7, 14)
Children ages 5-9 are invited to learn to speak Italian! We are partnering with Lessonface, a platform that connects students with great teachers for online classes, to offer free live group language and music lessons. This beginner course is a 6-week series for children and their caregivers. It will run for approximately an hour on six consecutive Sundays, beginning on January 10 at 1 p.m. 

Participating families do need not need any specific supplies or prior Italian-speaking experience, but they will need a computer/tablet with a webcam for Zoom. 

Registration is required only once for the entire 6-week session (January 10, 17, 24, 31, and February 7, 14). Multiple children (ages 5-9) in each household are welcome to attend together, but please register only one child per household. Please make sure to include your email address to ensure that you receive the Zoom invite.
Virtual Nonfiction B
Monday, Jan. 25, 5:30pm
Join us for a virtual discussion of The Kid From Diamond Street by Audrey Vernick, illustrated by Steven Salerno. Find the eBook available anytime here on Hoopla. A limited number of print copies will be available at the library. Please call to make arrangements for a copy.

Please register one screen per family and list the names and grades of children attending.
Virtual Italian for
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 9, 16)
Children ages 3-6 are invited to learn to speak Italian! We are partnering with Lessonface, a platform that connects students with great teachers for online classes, to offer free live group language and music lessons. This beginner course is a 6-week series for children and their caregivers. It will run for approximately an hour on six consecutive Tuesdays, beginning on January 12 at 11 a.m. 

Participating families do need not need any specific supplies or prior Italian-speaking experience, but they will need a computer/tablet with a webcam for Zoom. 

Registration is required only once for the entire 6-week session (January 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 9, 16). Multiple children (ages 3-6) in each household are welcome to attend together, but please register only one child per household. Please make sure to include your email address to ensure that you receive the Zoom invite.
Virtual DIY Club (K
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Calling all young do-it-yourselfers! Join us for a virtual meeting of DIY Club and learn how to turn ordinary materials into extraordinary projects! This meeting will occur via Zoom on Tuesday, January 26 at 4:30 p.m. All children in grades K through 5 are welcome. Registration is required for this class and a valid email is required at time of registration. 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 5, 12, 19, 26, 6:30 p.m.)
Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join this chapter book program, Chapter Chatter. In this four-part series, we will get together on Zoom to relax and listen to a chapter book read by Miss Beth (with brief discussion before and after each session).  
 
Virtual Middle Schoo
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Creatives in grades 6 through 8 are invited to explore a wide range of artistic styles in mediums from painting to collage to textiles. Join us virtually on Wednesday, December 30 at 4:30p.m. for a hands-on DIY project. Registration is required. A valid email address is required at the time of registration in order to receive the Zoom link.   
Virtual Evening Fami
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Families are invited to join us for a live and interactive evening family storytime on Zoom! We will share stories and rhymes before bedtime. Jammies and stuffies are not required but are definitely encouraged! This storytime is geared toward children ages 2-5, but all are welcome. 

Storytime will meet on Zoom on the second and fourth Wednesday evenings of each month, and registration is required separately for each session. Join us as often as you are able!
Virtual Sensory Stor
Friday, Jan. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Join us over Zoom to experience storytime in a different way. Children age 0-5 will have the chance to explore a story in a creative way as we bring that story to life through different senses! You will be notified closer to the program date about instructions for picking up your program bag. 
 
Virtual Italian for
Sunday, Jan. 31, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Sundays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, and February 7, 14)
Children ages 5-9 are invited to learn to speak Italian! We are partnering with Lessonface, a platform that connects students with great teachers for online classes, to offer free live group language and music lessons. This beginner course is a 6-week series for children and their caregivers. It will run for approximately an hour on six consecutive Sundays, beginning on January 10 at 1 p.m. 

Participating families do need not need any specific supplies or prior Italian-speaking experience, but they will need a computer/tablet with a webcam for Zoom. 

Registration is required only once for the entire 6-week session (January 10, 17, 24, 31, and February 7, 14). Multiple children (ages 5-9) in each household are welcome to attend together, but please register only one child per household. Please make sure to include your email address to ensure that you receive the Zoom invite.
An Afternoon with Ma
Sunday, Jan. 31, 2 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society’s 2021 Virtual Music Series continues with a rollicking afternoon concert featuring pianist and singer Matthew Ball, also known as The Boogie Woogie Kid. This family-friendly program of toe-tapping New Orleans songs, Boogie-Woogie, and Swing Dance Era tunes is sure to please. Enjoy such favorites as “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “In the Mood,” “Basin Street Blues,” “Careless Love” and more. This concert will premiere on the library’s Facebook page on Sunday, November 8 p.m. and will be available for streaming on the library's YouTube page anytime thereafter. Access the library’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HudsonLibrary.HistoricalSociety. This concert is sponsored by The Friends of the Hudson Library.
 
Virtual Italian for
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 9, 16)
Children ages 3-6 are invited to learn to speak Italian! We are partnering with Lessonface, a platform that connects students with great teachers for online classes, to offer free live group language and music lessons. This beginner course is a 6-week series for children and their caregivers. It will run for approximately an hour on six consecutive Tuesdays, beginning on January 12 at 11 a.m. 

Participating families do need not need any specific supplies or prior Italian-speaking experience, but they will need a computer/tablet with a webcam for Zoom. 

Registration is required only once for the entire 6-week session (January 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 9, 16). Multiple children (ages 3-6) in each household are welcome to attend together, but please register only one child per household. Please make sure to include your email address to ensure that you receive the Zoom invite.
Virtual Afternoon Ad
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Children are invited to a monthly exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. We'll meet on Zoom, share a story or two then end with an craft. Parents will be contacted via email when the programming bags are ready.  
 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16, 23, 6:30 p.m.)
Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join this chapter book program, Chapter Chatter. In this four-part series, we will get together on Zoom to relax and listen to a chapter book read by Miss Beth (with brief discussion before and after each session).  
 
Virtual Life Hacks
Thursday, Feb. 4, 6:00 p.m.
In this new series teens 11-18 will learn different life skills like learning to write a check, preparing for an interview, basic cooking skills and other tips and tricks to prepare them for adulthood. For February we will be learning to how to balance check books, writing checks, and other financial insights. 
Virtual STEAM Storyt
Friday, Feb. 5, 11:00 a.m.
Children ages 2 - 5 and a caregiver are invited to join us for Virtual STEAM Storytime on Friday, February 5th at 11:00 a.m.
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